Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 39 54
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 36 56 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.99% 5.61% 4.87%
As % of the System Software category 46.15% 70.89% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 70
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,500 £28,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.64% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £18,400 £19,000 £20,450
90th Percentile £43,750 £36,400 £38,075
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 78 79 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.65% 7.91% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 71 69 70
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,500 £29,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.55% +11.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,000 £20,450
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,750 £42,725
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield +16 12 £33,500 +27.62%
Stafford +21 8 £42,500 +60.38% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -8 8 £27,250 -3.54% 6
Burton-upon-Trent -11 2 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) VMware
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) Office 365
5 13 (36.11%) IIS
6 12 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
8 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
9 8 (22.22%) LAN
9 8 (22.22%) WAN
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.22%) DNS
10 7 (19.44%) HP
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (19.44%) Linux
10 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
12 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (13.89%) Atlassian
12 5 (13.89%) VLAN
12 5 (13.89%) Firewall
12 5 (13.89%) Unix

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (36.11%) IIS
2 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Office 365
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
1 8 (22.22%) LAN
1 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 8 (22.22%) WAN
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) VLAN
3 4 (11.11%) VPN
4 3 (8.33%) MPLS
4 3 (8.33%) SAN
4 3 (8.33%) SSH
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.56%) NAS
5 2 (5.56%) SNMP
5 2 (5.56%) VoIP
5 2 (5.56%) WLAN
6 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.78%) Skype
6 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (13.89%) IT Support
4 5 (13.89%) Security Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Cloud Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
1 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (11.11%) CSS
1 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
1 4 (11.11%) jQuery
1 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) HTML5
2 2 (5.56%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) XHTML
2 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (8.33%) Fintech
3 3 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (19.44%) Linux
7 5 (13.89%) Unix
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (11.11%) CentOS
9 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
10 2 (5.56%) Android
10 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
10 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) MVC
2 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (8.33%) Expense Management
3 3 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) DSDM
4 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.56%) Information Security
4 2 (5.56%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.56%) RAD
4 2 (5.56%) Scrum
4 2 (5.56%) SDLC
4 2 (5.56%) SOLID
4 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (8.33%) MCSA
4 2 (5.56%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) CCENT
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Squid
3 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 15 (41.67%) VMware
2 7 (19.44%) HP
3 5 (13.89%) Atlassian
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.33%) BT
6 2 (5.56%) Avaya
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) Google
7 1 (2.78%) Mitel
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) Sonus
7 1 (2.78%) Twitter
7 1 (2.78%) Veeam
7 1 (2.78%) Virgin Media